Monthly Archives: January 2013

Evensong

5 pm (Church) Evensong is the most particularly Anglican service in all of Christian worship. Originating from the monastic hours, it consists of the distinctive parts of the ancient office of Vespers and Compline. Join us for this service of rare and mystical beauty followed by Have a Heart—Epiphany’s Annual Outreach Fundraising Event. Read more

WEEKLY WORD FOR JANUARY 28, 2013

WEEKLY WORD FOR JANUARY 28, 2013 –Feast of the Confession of Saint Peter, a lay Evening Prayer homily by Holly Boone -Evensong and Have a Heart -Sunday Lectionary Corner -Epiphany’s Ministry to Our Community: Operation Nightwatch +TEC – This Sunday … Read more

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Pattern Matching Life in the Kingdom of God

January 27, 2013, The Rev Doyt Conn preaching

What I’d like to do now is share some kingdom of God patterns that I have seen emerge at Epiphany over the past few years and reflect on how these patterns give us a road map for how church is meant to work. The three examples I’m going to give mirror the three words we used to frame our parish conversations: worship, formation and community.
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WEEKLY WORD FOR JANUARY 22, 2013

WEEKLY WORD FOR JANUARY 22, 2013 –The Art of Les Miserables, a reflection by the Rev Doyt Conn -Annual Meeting, Sunday, January 27 -Nominations for the Vestry and Convention Election +TEC Next Sunday -Epiphany Winter Discernment Group -The Renowned St. … Read more

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“Help, Thanks, Wow”

January 20, 2013 The Rev Kate Wesch preaching

It was late and we were both tired, but I knew we might be there for hours, so on the way out the door I grabbed a book. I was reading Anne Lamott’s new book, a slim volume, called, “Help, Thanks, Wow: The Three Essential Prayers.” In her typical style of lengthy run-on sentences filled with self-deprecating humor, raw honest emotion, and startling insight, Lamott focuses in on these three repeating themes of prayer: Help, Thanks, Wow. Read more

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WEEKLY WORD FOR JANUARY 14, 2013

WEEKLY WORD FOR JANUARY 14, 2013 –Why I Bring My Kids to Church, a parishioner reflection by Eric Artzt -2013 Madrona Neighborhood Churches Rev. Dr. MLK Jr. Joint Worship Service +TEC This Sunday -Sunday Lectionary Corner -Epiphany Winter Discernment Group with … Read more

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Our Beloved Rabbi Holds the String of Our Faith

January 13, 2013, The Rev Doyt Conn preaching

And the voice of the Lord breaks forth from the heaven and comes down in the form of a dove and lands on Jesus in the river Jordan. And these words are heard from the voice of God, “You are my Son, the Beloved, with you I am well pleased.” As the voice of the Lord alights on Jesus as he comes up out of the water and enters into prayer, it makes me wonder about the baptism of our Lord, how he got there and what it means to us.
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Weekly Word for January 7, 2013

WEEKLY WORD FOR JANUARY 7, 2013 –Who is Driving the Sled?, a reflection by the Rev Doyt Conn +Teaching the Essence of Christianity – Winter 2012 Schedule of Courses +TEC: This Sunday -Important Upcoming Dates in the Life of Epiphany -Sunday … Read more

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Claim Your Life

January 6, 2013, The Rev Doyt Conn preaching

We had a “name it and claim it” Christmas this year. I wanted a watch. I named it and low in behold, Christmas morning I claimed it. Kristin wanted a stethoscope. She named it and claimed it Christmas day. Margaret wanted an iPhone. She was more careful and circumspect, but she named it and claimed it. And Desmond was less circumspect. He wanted an iTouch, and he named it, and he named it again. And you guessed it, he claimed it Christmas morning. Read more

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